Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
2010-12-21: Due to an unsafe left main gear indication, SPR921, DHC 8 102, enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to Goose Bay, declared an airborne emergency. The aircraft landed safely and once on the ground the pilot reported the gear indicating 3-green.
2010-12-21: UPDATE Commercial & Business Aviation: When the crew selected gear down the left main showed a red unsafe condition. The gear was cycled twice and the alternate gear extension procedure was conducted. This did not solve the problem. The alternate verification lights however showed 3-green. After discussions with maintenance they decided that the gear was safe. As a precaution they declared an emergency and landed uneventfully. It was discovered that a spring had broken in the wheel well and damaged the gear indication mechanism.
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)
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